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Nike Missile Restoration Project

If you are interested in helping preserve a little piece of Cold War history or have other questions, please contact CMSgt Tom Reed (

Thanks to those who gave on #GivingTuesday – your support is greatly appreciated.  You can still donate towards the restoration project with the below PayPal link or mail a check to Maryland Wing HQs, ATTN:  Nike Site Restoration, 3085 Hernwood Road, Woodstock, MD 21163.

Your donation to the Nike missile site restoration project
will help preserve a piece of Maryland’s aerospace history.

Just $25 will help purchase tools for site clean up – brooms, brushes, shovels, and fuel for pumping the water out of the silos.

Just $40 will help purchase a pack of shingles to redo the roof on the original warhead assembly building or a can of primer/paint to keep the metal doors and elevators from degrading.

Your gift of $150 will purchase paint for the original pieces and buildings at the site.

Consider helping today – either with your monetary donation or with your time – both are needed!

Or consider donating your time to help with the restoration — contact CMSgt Tom Reed at for details.

History of the Maryland Wing Headquarters

History of Nike Missile Base BA-79 (home of Maryland Wing HQs)

Want to learn more?  Visit our page of websites, videos, and other resources on the Nike missile program and sites.

Nike Missile Site BA-79:  Then and Now (a Maryland Wing webinar on the history and preservation efforts for MDWG headquarters)

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